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Float Medical Assistant Pinellas County, FL - 944654

St Petersburg, FL 33701
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    944654

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry thats improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isnt about another gadget, its about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliable. Theres no room for error. Join us and start doing your lifes best work. (sm)

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The Medical Assistant reports to the Center Administrator and provides routine patient care within one's level of training and functions under the direction/guidance of the clinical supervisor and/or the physician in accordance with relevant state statutes.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate commitment to superior customer service, including quality and care and concern with each and every internal and external customer
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  • Represents the Company in a professional manner, following all Company policies and procedures
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  • Uses, protects, and discloses patients protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
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  • Be able to obtain CPR certification within 90 days of employment (Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)
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  • Demonstrate working knowledge of basic Medical Assistant principles and practices
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  • Greets patients in courteous and polite manner
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  • Under direction and supervision of physician, administers medications, administers immunizations, EKGs, ear washes, and other patient services. Assists in simple office and minor surgical procedures. Assists with the education of the patient and/or family as directed by the physician
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  • Performs venipuncture under the direction of a physician or advance care practitioner
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  • Demonstrate solid phlebotomy skills
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  • Contacts patients as needed to give testing results instructions from the physician and scheduling of necessary visits
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  • Conducts all front office functions as requested
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  • Answers telephone inquiries and triage calls
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  • Maintains patient medical records in accordance with Company policy and maintains proper assembly of medical records
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  • All laboratory duties including drawing, spinning, prepping blood for testing and maintaining appropriate logs
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  • Maintains equipment and adequate stock levels of consumables in laboratory area
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  • Acts as liaison between all independent lab services and the center
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  • Monitors OSHA compliance of center laboratory
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  • Enters all test requisitions and encounters in the computer
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  • Performs other duties as assigned
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  • Consistent, punctual and reliable attendance
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  • Travel to/from medical centers during the course of a normal workday at any time due to business need
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  • Valid Florida drivers license, insurance and vehicle for work related travel
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You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • High school graduate, GED or equivalent
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  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)
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  • 2+ years of relevant back office, clinical experience for those without an accredited Medical Assistant diploma or RMA or CMA designation
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  • Experience evaluating patient needs, administer prescribed medications, assist physician with examinations and treatment, prepare and apply dressings, and instruct patients in health measures and self-care as instructed by the physician
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  • Ability to document and report findings and observations
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  • Ability to perform EKGs
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  • Ability to provide on-site emergency treatment within scope of practice
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  • Ability to complete a color blindness test
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  • Computer literate
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  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions and to work with general guidance
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  • Knowledge of medical equipment and maintenance
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  • Knowledge of HIPAA regulations
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  • Ability to read, speak, write, and understand the English language fluently
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  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
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Preferred Qualifications:
"Completion of one of the following:

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  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program with a valid MA school
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  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
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  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
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If the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or telecommuting) this position requires the ACHA Level 1 background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.

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Careers at OptumCare. We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen. Together we're creating the most innovative ideas and comprehensive strategies to help heal the health care system and create a brighter future for us all. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do your life's best work.(sm)

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**PLEASE NOTE**The Sign On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (Internal Candidates) are not eligible to receive a Sign On Bonus.

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords:Float Medical Assistant, Medical Assistant, Float, Back Office, Clinical, Clinic, St. Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Bradenton, Parrish, Palmetto, Sarasota, Manatee County, Pinellas County, FL, Florida, LDMG, LDMG FL

Posted: 2021-07-15 Expires: 2021-08-14

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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